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A White Band and a Black Thumb" (Chps. 5 and 6) in Harper's Weekly (February 13, 1864)

Dicken, Charles

Published by Harper & Bros., New York, 1864
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Original and complete issue. Near fine with only light wear to the spine where disbound and mild foxing to only two pages (106-107). The condition of this historic document is remarkable given its age. THIS IS NOT A REPRODUCTION IN ANY FORM BUT THE ORIGINAL PERIODICAL. This issue includes Chps. 5 and 6 of "A White Band and a Black Thumb" by Charles Dickens (pp. 102-103). Also, article on "Hospital and Camp Incidents: The Sanitary Commission among the Soldiers." Front page has full-page illustration of a Civil War naval scene, "Our Flag Is There" with story on p. 101. the flag is being raised on a ship at sea. Other engravings: "The Confederates Evacuating Brownsville, Texas" and "The Lindell Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri" (p. 100); "Guard-Boat On Picket Duty Off Mobile" and "The United States Steamer 'Kennebec' Chasing The Rebel Steamer 'Grey Jacket' " (p. 101); a highly detailed, double page centerfold engraving of the sloop "Richmond" from an aerial view showing men raising the American flag and sailing the ship. "The United States Sloop Of War 'Richmond' On Blockade Duty, Off Mobile" (pp. 104-105);"Convalescent Camp, Alexandria Virginia", "Cook-House At General Hospital, Gettysburg", and "Head-Quarters Of The United States Sanitary Commission At Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" (p. 108); and "Iratara, Chief Of The Mojaves", "General M. C. Meigs", "William Makepeace Thackeray", and "Antonio Azul, Chief Of The Pimos" (p. 109). Bookseller Inventory # b21796

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Title: A White Band and a Black Thumb" (Chps. 5 and...

Publisher: Harper & Bros., New York

Publication Date: 1864

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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